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In 2011, we created Davies Media Design on YouTube to provide a free way for beginner graphic designers, photographers and business owners to learn GIMP, the free image manipulation software. Today, the channel is a huge success with 7 MILLION views from all over the world and 80,000+ subscribers.

In our tutorials, you’ll learn how to edit and manipulate photos without needing to purchase Photoshop, how to make professional flyers and greeting cards for your business or personal projects, and how to design graphics for web and print projects. We also teach you how to use the tools found in GIMP, as well as other important and useful features. Watch one of our acclaimed tutorials below!

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25 GIMP Photo Editing Tutorials 2020 Featured

25 GIMP Photo Editing Tutorials for Photographers

Photo editing is GIMP's bread and butter - it's what the program was made for after all! GIMP is described first and foremost as a free photo editor - helping you improve the...
Glimpse Development Team Q and A

A Q&A with the Glimpse Image Editor Development Team

I have been following the Glimpse project - a fork project of GIMP that aims to make the software more accessible while also improving its performance - for quite some time now...
Whats New in Every GIMP 2.10 release version

What’s New in Every GIMP 2.10 Release Version

Over the years, I've released videos covering all the important new features from GIMP 2.10 release versions as they were announced. In this list, I've compiled all those videos...
20 GIMP Photo Manipulation Tutorials 2020

20 GIMP Photo Manipulation Tutorials for 2020

GIMP is a free photo manipulation program most similar to Photoshop that allows you the freedom to create any photo composition you want. It has evolved over the years...
20 GIMP Tutorials for Beginners in 2020

20 GIMP Tutorials for Beginners in 2020

Are you brand new to the GIMP photo editor? Want to learn the basics of how to use it, while also getting some real-world examples that show GIMP's features in action? You've...
GIMP Linked Layers is Equivalent to Photoshop Smart Objects

GIMP is Quietly Working On Its Own Version of “Smart Objects” – And Its Just as Good as Photoshop’s

The GIMP team recently informed me that the next upcoming version of GIMP will be GIMP 2.10.22 (no GIMP 3.0 just yet - womp). Though there has been no official announcements of...
How to Transform Paths in GIMP Article

How to Transform Paths in GIMP

In this tutorial, I'll be showing you how to transform paths using GIMP. This is a very easy task to accomplish and can help expand your skill-set for photo editing and graphic...
Glimpse Image Editor is the Future of GIMP

Glimpse Image Editor – the Future of GIMP?

Many of you are probably familiar with Glimpse - the GIMP clone that is aiming to make GIMP more accessible and professional by giving the program a new name and tweaking some...
How to Install PhotoGIMP Windows Tutorial

How to Install PhotoGIMP for Windows

Are you a longtime Photoshop user looking to finally make the switch to GIMP - the free photo editing and photo manipulation software? You may find PhotoGIMP useful in helping...
10 Logo Color Combinations for Graphic Design Article

10 Logo Color Combinations for Your Design Projects

 Looking for great color combinations to use in your graphic design or logo projects? You're in luck! I've put together 10 awesome color schemes below - which each include the...

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